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Morning Grains 4/28/15

On April 28, 2015 - 11:09 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 136,476 lots, or 5.77 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest May-15 4,087 4,102 4,059 4,084 4,083 4,090 7 5,160 36,236 Jul-15 4,131 4,131 4,131 4,131 4,115 4,131 16 16 32 Sep-15 4,226 4,235 4,190 4,220 4,221 [...]

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Supply glut hurts oil prices

On April 28, 2015 - 9:57 AM By

Arab News via Reuters | Crude futures edged up but relinquished early gains and briefly turned lower in choppy trading on Monday as a global supply glut continues to cap gains and traders took profits after oil’s earlier push higher. Prices rose initially on concerns about turmoil in Yemen, expectations for no quick return to [...]

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Morning Softs 4/28/15

On April 28, 2015 - 9:48 AM By

Crop Progress Date 26-Apr 19-Apr 2014 Avg Cotton Planted 10 8 12 16 Corn Plamted 19 9 17 25 Corn Emerged 2 3 6 Soybeans Planted 2 3 4 Rice Planted 39 32 43 54 Rice Emerged 26 17 24 34 Sorghum Planted 24 19 26 25 Sugarbeets Planted 78 57 15 42 Peanuts Planted [...]

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On the Corn front keep plugging along add favorable warmer weather forecasted this weekend  and going into next week. Funds are adding short positions which could push us even lower. In the overnight electronic session the May contract is currently trading at 360 which is ¾ of a cent lower. The trading range has been [...]

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The Saudis continue to tell us that they will continue to pump oil but with the way U.S. oil production is falling and the way the globe is stimulating the economy we may need it. China is taking more dramatic steps to boost its economy, provide liquidity and restore confidence. The Wall Street Journal is [...]

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By Myra P. Saefong | MarketWatch Natural-gas futures fell on Monday to settle at their lowest level in almost three years, pressured by expectations that U.S. production may soon start to rise just as demand for the energy source slows in the so-called off season. Oil futures, meanwhile, finished lower — just below $57 a [...]

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AGMASTER 4/27/15

On April 27, 2015 - 3:23 PM By

MAY SOYBEANS May Beans ended the week up 2 cents as offsetting factors kept the contract in a tight trading range. Early week optimism over potential demand from China, a Brazil truckers strike & a delayed harvest in Argentina boosted the upside – while the promise of open planting weather next week & a deadly [...]

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The Windy City Trader 4/27/15

On April 27, 2015 - 3:01 PM By

Did everyone see the Bruce Jenner interview the other night? Me neither. I think I’ll just keep my teenage memory of him waving Old Glory and waving to the crowd after setting a record while winning the Decathlon during the 1976 Olympics. This Week’s Commentary Metals: Metals continue to travel up and down fairly dependable [...]

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Morning Grains 4/27/15

On April 27, 2015 - 10:46 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 246,474 lots, or 10.38 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest May-15 4,056 4,120 4,056 4,098 4,035 4,083 48 25,410 39,640 Jul-15 4,023 4,143 4,023 4,143 4,086 4,115 29 32 34 Sep-15 4,217 4,250 4,194 4,226 4,191 [...]

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Morning Softs 4/27/15

On April 27, 2015 - 10:43 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures moved higher as the weather in the US Delta and Southeast remained very cool and wet and as weekly export sales were strong. The good export sales report help the market rally into the end of the week. Overall world demand for Cotton will remain a problem as the world’s largest [...]

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By Grant Smith & Moming Zhou | BloombergBusiness Oil traded near the highest price this year on concern that Saudi Arabia’s military campaign in Yemen will disrupt Middle East supplies. Saudi Arabia deployed National Guard troops to its southern borders, state-run Saudi Press Agency reported, a month after airstrikes were launched on Houthi rebels in [...]

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In the overnight electronic session the May Corn is currently trading at 362 ½ which is 2 cents lower. The trading range has been 364 to 362 so far. The market is looking ahead to planting, weather, exports and the U.S. dollar for fair value. On the Ethanol front it was quiet in the overnight [...]

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